August 11, 1972 |
Los Angeles, California
|July 17, 1994, for the California Angels|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 26, 2002, for the Milwaukee Brewers|
|Earned run average||6.53|
As a coach:
Andrew Jason Lorraine (born August 11, 1972 in Los Angeles, California) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1994-2002. He also played for the La New Bears in Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League.
He pitched for the California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, and Milwaukee Brewers. Lorraine was the pitching coach of the Israel national baseball team. He is currently the pitching coach for the Jackson Generals, which is in the Seattle Mariners organization.
Lorraine was in the selected 38th round of the 1990 draft by the New York Mets in the, but chose to continue his education. He attended and played baseball at Stanford University, and was drafted in the fourth round in 1993 by the California Angels. In 1993, for Boise, he was 4-1 with a 1.29 ERA. In 1994, after going 12-4 for Vancouver and being chosen as a Triple-A All-Star pitcher in the Pacific League, he made his first appearance with the Angels at the age of 21, pitching in four games.
Perhaps the most notable moment of his career came during his rookie season; he was the losing pitcher for the California Angels in Kenny Rogers' perfect game for the Texas Rangers on July 28, 1994.
When he returned to the majors that year, pitching for the White Sox, he appeared as a reliever in five games, with a 3.38 ERA.
He had six starts with the Oakland Athletics in 1997, going 3-1 in 12 games, and was traded to the Seattle Mariners in 1998, where he had an ERA of 2.45 in four games.Playing for the Chicago Cubs in 2000, he had a 1-2 record and was released. He finished the season with the Cleveland Indians, where he had an ERA of 3.86, and their Triple-A affiliate the Buffalo Bisons of the International League, where he went 8-3 with a 3.47 ERA.
In 2001, Lorraine pitched 29 games for the Calgary Cannons of the Pacific Coast League and joined the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons for the playoffs. In 2002 he had five appearances with the Milwaukee Brewers, and returned to the minors in 2003, playing for the Las Vegas 51s.